• ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRS

Searsport Art Market at Silkweeds, work by Maine artisans, including woodshaping, glasswork, fiber arts, jewelry, basket weaving, eco-friendly creations, farm goods and pottery. Silkweeds, 191 East Main St., Route 1, Searsport. www.facebook.com. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

On the Green Craft Show, juried arts and crafts show with photography, pottery, woodwork, needle-craft, Maine foods, fine art, soaps, jewelry, more. Kennebunkport Village Green, Ocean Avenue. 240-6178. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Picnic Music & Arts Festival, handmade and vintage items with live music. Lincoln Park, Congress and Pearl streets, Portland. www.picnicportland.com. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

• ART SHOWS

“Seacoast Moderns,” non-traditional and experimental works from Kittery Art Association artists. The Morgan Gallery, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery. www.kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Friday.

Ram Island Farm 2014 Art Show, Maine artists Mark Hagen and Mark Haltof exhibit their work. Ram Island Farm, 1 Ram Island Farm Road, Cape Elizabeth. www.ramislandfarm.com. Through Saturday.

Andrea Sulzer: “throughoutsideways,” recent creations, including large, colored pencil drawings and woodblock prints. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 24.

“Contexture,” works by textile and assemblage artists. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. Monkitree.com. Through Aug. 30.

“Oysters,” paintings by Dudley Zopp. June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland. 699-5083. Through Aug. 30.

“Cut, Arrange, Glue: Collage Improvisations by Robin Brooks,” UNE-Biddeford, Campus Center, 11 Hills Beach Road. www.une.edu. Through Aug. 28.

“Cut, Arrange, Glue: Collage Improvisations by Robin Brooks,” UNE-Biddeford, Campus Center, 11 Hills Beach Road. www.une.edu. Through Aug. 28.

“Wednesday Mornings” recent work by The Mill Painters. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 2nd floor, 522 Congress St., Portland. 775-3052. Through Aug. 29.

“Wednesday Mornings” recent work by The Mill Painters. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 2nd floor, 522 Congress St., Portland. 775-3052. Through Aug. 29.

Jon Imber: “Power of the Mark,” pastel drawings from the 1990s. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. www.greenhutgalleries.com. Through Aug. 30.

Nancy Depew: “Inside the Forest,” paintings that are thick with beauty and full of mystery. Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St., Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Aug. 30.

“Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine,” new plein air landscapes of midcoast Maine’s land and sea in impressionistic style. Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St., Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Aug. 30.

“Choosings:” David Estey, Harold Garde and Kathleen Florance , an effort to create a unique, teaching exhibit. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Aug. 30.

David Orser, “Reflecting Natural Beauty,” atmospheric fired vases. Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland. www.mainepottersmarket.com. Through Aug. 31.

Bob Santandrea, pastel paintings, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. www.richardboydartgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.

Barbara Ernst Prey: “American Contemporary,” a collection of 40 never before shown watercolors, dry-brush and oil paintings. Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street, Port Clyde. www.bluewaterfinearts.com. Through Aug. 31.

Lois Dodd: “Cultivating Vision,” drawings, watercolors and prints spanning four decades. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu. Through Aug. 31.

Mark Herrington and Barbara J. Zucker: “Strength and Patience,” stone sculpture and land and seascape paintings. Littlefield Gallery, 145 Main St., Winter Harbor. www.littlefieldgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.

David Raymond “Drawings.” Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick 725-8157. Through Sept. 6.

“Maine Island Time,” watercolor paintings by Michael Weymouth. The Turtle Gallery, Route 15, Deer Isle. 348-9977. Through Sept. 6.

Richard Estes Retrospective “Realism,” 50 paintings ranging from Estes’ first New York City facades in the late 1960s to panoramic views of Mount Desert Island in the 2000s. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 7.

“Way Up in Maine: The Works of William Wegman,” pioneering video artist, conceptualist, photographer, painter and writer. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street, Farmington. 491-0768. Through Sept. 7.

Kimberly Callas: “Portrait of the Ecological Self.” Leonard R. Craig Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. uccpa.unity.edu. Through Sept. 12.

“Summer Creativity,” multi-media including turned wood, jewelry, clay, glass, fiber, mixed media and photography. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. www.markingsgallery.com. Through Aug. 30.

“Realism and Impressionism in Belgium, France and America,” works by Charles Emile Jacque, Louis Simon Lassalle, S.P.R. Triscott and many others. Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St., Wiscasset. www.wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Making a New Whole: The Art of Collage,” multi-artist show. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.une.edu. Through Sept. 28.

“Pastel Musings,” Gallery at Harmon’s & Barton’s, 584 Congress St., Portland. harmonsbartons.com Through Sept. 30.

“A Celebration of Art and Nature,” sculpture exhibition and sale curated by June LaCombe with works by more than 40 artists in the gardens and along trails. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. www.junelacombesculpture.com. Through Sept 30.

“Pollinators,” exhibit curated by June LaCombe demonstrates how sculpture can animate the land and celebrate place. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island Road, Boothbay. www.mainegardens.org. Through Sept. 30.

“Project,” Ana Miljacki and Lee Moreau founded Project in 1998 to critically engage and re-imagine the contemporary world. Maine College of Art, ICA, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.meca.edu. Through Oct. 12.

“The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World,” exhibition of approximately 200 works is a comprehensive look at the religious, social and economic foundations of Shaker life, seen through Shaker-made objects. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Jan. 5.

“The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea,” exhibition of approximately 30 works. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Dec. 28.

“Encountering Maine,” diverse selection of works depicting places in Maine by artists from the late 19th century to the present. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu. Through Oct. 12.

“Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts,” and the interplay among them. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu. Through Dec. 13.

Bernard Langlais Retrospective. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu. Through Jan. 4.

13th annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, sculpture by 17 artists placed in gallery’s vestibule, around its exterior and in university’s historic quad. UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.une.edu. Through Oct. 31.

“Elements,” multimedia exhibit featuring work of Connie Lundquist and Lee Cheever. Little Dog Coffee Shop, 87 Maine St., Brunswick. www.littledogcoffeeshop.com. Through Aug. 30.

“Windows and Doors: Crossing Boundaries,” paintings by Kay Carter with focus on boundaries that define us. The Robert E. White Gallery at Husson University, Peabody Hall, 1 College Circle, Bangor. www.husson.edu. Through Sept. 4.

“Maine Northern Skies: Clear Light,” local artists’ interpretations of Maine’s skies. L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201, Hinckley. www.gwh.org. Through Oct. 15.

“Young Rufus Porter: The Art World Beckoning,” focus on early American artists Porter might have encountered during his travels as a young man. Rufus Porter Museum, 67 N. High St., Bridgton. www.rufusportermuseum.org. Through Oct. 12.

“Main Street, South Berwick: 200 Years of Downtown History” highlights from the museum collection. Counting House Museum, Main Street, South Berwick. oldberwick.org. Through Saturday.

“Painting Maine V,” features returning artists Ellen Hutcheson, Barbara Klein, Sally Loughridge and Bob Vaughan. Damariscotta River Grill, 155 Main St., Damariscotta. 563-2992. Through Sept. 14.

“Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War,” large collection of propaganda posters and an outdoor victory garden illustrate life on the home front in the 1940s. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. www.brickstoremuseum.org. Through Jan. 9.

“New to the Collection: Artwork by Louis Norton,” works of pastel and oil by early 20th-century American artist. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. www.brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 4.

“The Art of Albert Pucci: A Retrospective,” Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road. www.georgetownhistoricalsociety.org. Through Oct. 4.

• ART EVENTS & OPENINGS

“The Art of Collaboration: An Artist Talk on The Diptych Project II,” panel discussion with encaustic artists, Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. www.feedtheengine.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

“Gifford Ewing and Susan Williams: Photography and Paintings,” photographs and paintings by Gifford Ewing and Susan Williams. Pascal Hall, 86 Pascal Ave., Rockport. www.pascalhall.com. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 30.

Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction, includes art, furniture, folk art and jewelry. Admission and auction registration are free. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway. www.thomastonauction.com. 11 a.m. Saturday and Aug. 24.

Merry-Meeting Art Association’s Summer Art Show. Bailey Island Library Hall, Route 24, Harpswell. 725-8855. Opening reception noon-2 p.m. Aug. 24.

• BENEFITS

Hymn Sing, an evening of favorite old hymns, followed by a homemade pie reception. Donations benefit teen outreach through Young Life. West Falmouth Baptist Church, 18 Mountain Road, Falmouth. 797-4066. 6 p.m. Sunday.

• BOOKS & AUTHORS

Young Emerging Authors book release, reading, signing and Q&A with four young authors who wrote complete works of fiction at the Telling Room. Sherman’s Books & Stationery, 49 Exchange St., Portland. www.shermans.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas open reading, featuring Tova Charles and Marzai Sadler, $3 to $5 suggested donation. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. www.portveritas.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

James Witherell, author of “Ed Muskie: Made In Maine.” Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Joe Devenney and Ken Textor, author and photographer of “The Hidden Coast of Maine,” Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. www.portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Don Lord, author of “Gentle Revolutionaries,” about missionaries in Thailand. Maine State Library, 230 State St., Augusta. www.state.me.us. 6 p.m. Friday.

Elizabeth Lydia Bodner, author of “Seven Women In Maine.” Barnes & Noble, 9 Marketplace Drive, Augusta. 621-0038. 1-3 p.m. Saturday.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

Bach for Breakfast, St. Lawrence String Quartet cellist Christopher Costanza performs unaccompanied cello suites of Bach. $10, $25. Pascal Hall, 86 Pascal Ave., Rockport. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 10 a.m. Sunday.

Portland Chamber Music Festival Children’s Concert, free. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, 88 Bedford St., Portland. www.pcmf.org. Noon Sunday.

New Music Brunch, world premiere of an arrangement of Glass’ “The Secret Agent” featuring former Kronos Quartet cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. $10 to $25. Union Hall Theatre, 24 Central St., Rockport. www.baychamberconcerts.org. Noon Sunday.

Telemann’s Opera “Pimpinone,” $100. Brewster Point Barn, Warrenton Road, Rockport. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 6 p.m. Sunday.

DaPonte String Quartet and guest pianist Frank Glazer mark the centennial of World War I with music by Faure, Bartok and Brahms, $25. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Kneisel Hall: Adult Chamber Music Institute Faculty Concert, free. Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Resident ensemble is joined by pianist Stephen Prutsman and violist Nathan Schram to play Beethoven, $10 to $45. Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Brahms, Vivaldi and competition winner, with host Suzanne Nance, $30, $25 seniors. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland. www.pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• MUSIC

Azar Lawrence Quartet CD release show, tenor and soprano saxes, piano, bass and drums. $30-$40. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Peter Bloom and Mark Leighton, flute and guitar duo perform works by Schubert, Giuliani, Ellington, Gershwin, Jerome Kern and others, suggested donation $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors. West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, 160 Alfred Road. westkennebunkumc.net. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Peter Bloom and Mark Leighton, flute and guitar duo, donations. Trinity Episcopal Church, York Harbor. www.trinityyorkharbor.episcopalmaine.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Hyssongs, gospel family trio, free. East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. 645-4297. 6 p.m. Sunday.

Aaren Rivard, tenor, and Kellie Moody, piano, donations welcome. Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St., Farmington. www.umf.maine.edu. 7:30 p.m. Sunday

MOJO, the Monday Night Jazz Orchestra, free. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue. www.librarycamden.org. 6 p.m. Monday.

Just Teachers band performs to benefit local heart patient, donations. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue. www.librarycamden.org. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Jonny Lang with Rich Robinson, $25-$50. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Live & Local: Songwriters in the Round, five local songwriters take turns on the stage in a night celebrating Portland’s musical talent, $5. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

John and Cynthia Vergilii, retired opera and Broadway singers, free. Spectrum Generations, Muskie Community Center, 38 Gold St., Waterville. www.spectrumgenerations.org. Noon Wednesday.

Clarinetist Brad Terry and guitarist Peter Herman, jazz benefit concert, suggested donation $5-$10. Hampden Academy Performing Arts Center, 89 Western Ave. www.thegiftsofmusic.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Open Mic with The Goller Family, ice cream social, open mic and concert, donations accepted. Sandy Point Community Club, 684 US Route 1, Stockton Springs. 567-3094. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall Summer Concert Series, free. Maine Street, Brunswick. 729-4439. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Arcade Fire, Grammy-winning band, $25-$59.50. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St., Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Skosh, free, Gardiner Waterfront Park, Water Street. www.johnsonhall.org. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Primo Cubano, traditional Cuban dance music, free. Harpswell Bandstand by the Sea, Mitchell Field, Route 123, Harpswell. www.harpswell.me.gov. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Billy Libby and Sean Morin, singer-songwriters, free. Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series: Stream Reggae, free. Fort Sumner Park, North Street, Portland. 756-8130. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Adventures in Jazz, quintets and solo piano pieces selected by pianist Stephen Prutsman. $10 to $35. Union Hall, 24 Central St., Rockport. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 6 p.m. Friday.

The Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, dance and comedy, $22 in advance, $27 day of. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Gaelic Storm, Celtic rock, $15, 18+. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Roberto Morbioli, guitarist, $15 in advance, $20 day of. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Tom Rush, internationally known folk singer, $37.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. tickets.jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Gibson Brothers, bluegrass, $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, 20 E. Main St., Dover-Foxcroft. www.centertheatre.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Alanis Morissette: Intimate & Acoustic, $37-$62. Maine State Pier, Commercial Street, Portland. www.waterfrontconcerts.com. Doors at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Blue Highway, bluegrass, $20 in advance, $25 day of. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. www.boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Keelan Donovan with MamaDear, folk singer-songwriter, $12 advance, $15 day of. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Pete Witham & Cozmik Zombies, rockabilly and Americana, $3. Water Dog Tavern, 1 Starr St., Thomaston. www.waterdogtavern.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Taj Mahal, blues composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, $39-$55. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.ticketweb.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

The Dartts, gospel, free. East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St., East Wilton. 645-4297. 6 p.m. Aug. 24.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

Remembering WWI, free train rides for all military veterans, refreshments served, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, 58 Fore St., Portland. www.mainenarrowgauge.org. 1-4 p.m. Tuesday.

• THEATER

“The Magic Tree House, Dinosaurs Before Dark,” lively musical based on the first of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning book series. $12. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. Sunday.

“The Odd Couple,” comedy, $15. Lakeside Theater, Main Street, Rangeley. Rangeleyarts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

“The Little Mermaid,” Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark’s original take on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, $10-$14. Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. msmt.org. 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Monday.

“Pantalone for Governor” commedia dell’arte actors of the Rolling Stock Company, free. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue. www.librarycamden.org. 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Seanachie Nights presents Irish folktales with Meg Gilman, $9 suggested donation. Bull Feeney’s , 375 Fore St., Portland. www.lynnecullen.com. 7-9 p.m. Monday.

“Children of Eden,” a musical based on Genesis and Noah’s Ark, $23. The Boothbay Playhouse, 275 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. www.boothbayplayhouse.com. Through Wednesday.

Legends: The Music of Judy Garland, with Kelly Caufield, featuring many of Garland’s well known songs and a few surprises. $10-$25. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Tales from the Blue Fairy Book,” from princesses to fairies, kings to dwarfs, there’s a magical happily ever after for girls and boys. $10-$15. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St., Monmouth. theateratmonmouth.org. Through Thursday.

“What the Butler Saw,” risque and ferociously playful farce. $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. theateratmonmouth.org. Through Friday.

“As You Like It,” $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. theateratmonmouth.org. Through Saturday.

“A Woman of No Importance,” dark Oscar Wilde comedy of serial seducers, moralizing monogamists, secret pasts and heartbreak. $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. theateratmonmouth.org. Through Saturday.

Michael Menes in “Egadz,” expert juggling and eccentric comedy for all ages. $14 adults, $12 seniors, $8 kids and students. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. www.celebrationbarn.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Mary Poppins,” $39-$79, Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org. Through Aug. 30.

“Footloose,” $38-$63, Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. msmt.org. Through Saturday.

“Figaro,” a jealous count stands between Figaro and his marriage to the beautiful Suzanne. $17-$35. Lakewood Theater, 76 Theater Road, Madison. www.lakewoodtheater.org. Through Saturday.

“Open Casket,” a moving and funny look at love and loss by Portland playwright and actor Megan E. Tripaldi. $15. The Footlights, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth. www.thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. Through Aug. 24.

“Romeo and Juliet,” $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. theateratmonmouth.org. Through Aug. 24.

“The Sound of Music,” beloved musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, $8-$10. Little Theatre at Nasson, 457 Main St., Springvale. www.myotc.org. Through Aug. 30.

“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” $35-$40. Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. Tuesday through Aug. 30.

“Bingo: The Winning Musical,” interactive musical comedy, where the audience plays three actual games of bingo and wins real prizes, $20. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. www.citytheater.org. Through Aug. 31.